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Twenty-six years. 53,000 teachers. 46,000 alumni. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them.

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Inside TFA
December 5, 2016
Since the corps, Teach For America alum Kousha Navidar (Miami-Dade ’10) has carved a unique professional path from Google to PBS. The opportunity to impact students who deserve an excellent education still remains a pivotal moment in his life.
Inside TFA
December 5, 2016
To kick off Computer Science Education Week, Teach For America's director of computer science and a trio of educators share how AT&T and the National Science Foundation have been critical in the advancement of CS opportunities for all students nationwide.
Students & Communities
December 1, 2016
Michelle and Patrick Brown met as Teach For America corps members in Mississippi. Years later, the accomplished couple still holds the mission close to heart.
Education & Issues
November 21, 2016
King John Pascual (New York '14) views his new fellowship with Health for America as an opportunity to help change the way we prevent, detect, and treat strokes.
Inside TFA
November 14, 2016
From our classrooms to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Native Alliance Initiative director Robert Cook reflects on how Teach For America remains committed to supporting Native students, families and communities.
Students & Communities
November 9, 2016
These two Teach For America alums are helping level the playing field so that all students have a shot at earning a test score necessary to gain admission to their dream school.
Inside TFA
November 3, 2016
Through Giving Tuesday, every dollar donated to any Teach For America region will be matched up to $1 million.
Inside TFA
November 3, 2016
Aviva Rosman (Chicago ’10) co-founded a nonpartisan, online voter guide to help citizens learn more about local referendums and candidates.
Inside TFA
November 3, 2016
Royal Caribbean International has bestowed upon Brittany Affolter (Miami-Dade '14) the title of Godmother to their Harmony of the Seas cruise ship for her accomplishments in the classroom.
Inside TFA
November 2, 2016
Corps member Alicia Williams (Houston '16) reflects on this election season and why she decided to join Teach For America.
Inside TFA
November 1, 2016
Competitive grant aims to support new corps members with significant experience in Native communities.
Inside TFA
October 31, 2016
New research shows TFA provides an important source of education talent for the state.
Inside TFA
October 31, 2016
Now in her 10th year as a teacher, Ali Ashley (Rio Grande Valley ’04) is committed to building strong connections with her students.
Inside TFA
October 27, 2016
Alum Nick Brooks (D.C. Region '12) reflects on his decision to apply to Teach For America, and how his experience in the corps set him up for success.
Inside TFA
October 23, 2016
A 2016 corps member explains why "place matters" and how joining one of TFA's rural regions made all the difference.
Education & Issues
October 13, 2016
In our latest piece celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Mario Benabe (New York '14), who was recently honored by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, describes a method of instruction he calls Do The Right Thing Pedagogy.
Students & Communities
October 6, 2016
As an undocumented student who earned an Ivy League degree, José González lets his young scholars know they aren't alone as they embark on their journey toward higher education.
Education & Issues
September 23, 2016
Teach For America alum and current principal Archie Moss Jr. (Charlotte '11) sheds light on the importance of having black school leaders and how we can bring more of them into the fold.
Education & Issues
September 15, 2016
A nonprofit co-founded by a pair of TFA–Eastern North Carolina alumni has earned a grant worth up to $325,000 toward changing the way middle school students learn about sex education.
Inside TFA
September 9, 2016
Teach For America corps members are going back to school with a bold vision for change. Here are a few of their stories.

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